About me: I am a software developer and designer with an M.Sc. in Computing Science with a distinction. I like strongly typed functional programming and verification.
About you: You have a clear vision without compromise. You value quality over quantity. You want more than a mere programmer. You score at least 10 on the Joel Test.
|2010–12||M.Sc. with distinction in Computing Science at Imperial College. Individual project:|
|2006–9||B.A. with first-class honors in History at the University of York.|
|2004–6||Achieved the following six A-levels:
|2002–4||Eleven GCSEs at Colchester Royal Grammar School.|
|Jan.–Apr. 2013||Coursera. Completed with 96.7% (certificate). Submissions available on request at https://bitbucket.org/jameshfisher/coursera-proglang.|
|Sep.–Dec. 2012||Coursera. Completed with full marks (certificate).|
Software Engineer at Arqiva WiFi, who provide white-label business WiFi, public WiFi, and similar services.
I have also written automated test scripts
for a new implementation of our
|May 2012–Sep 2013||
Software Developer at YUDU Media, who produce a digital publishing platform. I was the lead in a team of four YUDU developers working alongside a team at Softwire. I worked on project management, product design, development, bug fixes, and maintenance.
I worked on multiple clients to these servers.
I am of course familiar with
and many libraries and tools,
such as jQuery,
I maintained two of our
|2006–present||Director and Secretary of Lexden Montessori, a nursery in Colchester. I have worked in business planning, market research and advertising, administration and secretarial duties, and web design and maintenance for www.lexdenmontessori.com, including an online fee calculator.|
|2012–2013||Branding, marketing consultancy, and web design for The Gilgil Trust, an organization providing young people around the town of Gilgil in Kenya with shelter, health-care, and help in their education and careers.|
Branding for Pembroke House, a private Kenyan prep school.
In the words of their Commercial Director,
Branding and web design for Harambee Schools Kenya, a charity building schools around Gilgil in rural Kenya.
GWS Media gave the website an award,
|2009||Developing an internal database-driven system for managing care homes and CSCI reports for Caring Homes.|
Web build tools. I have used compile-to-JS languages: a little CoffeeScript at YUDU, though I'm a fan of TypeScript. I have used compile-to-CSS languages including LESS; I used and have contributed to Clay, a Haskell DSL that compiles to CSS. For compression, I have used the Closure Compiler.